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The granite really is pink!

We had been looking forward to this trip for almost a year and it did not disappoint! We were there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melissa P
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Carrollton, Georgia
Summer fun

I live on MDI in the summer and love it. So much hiking and biking! Our family has been coming up... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Home to Acadia National Park, this island off the coast of Maine with its beaches, sweeping cliffs and mountains offers visitors numerous recreational activities, from hiking, biking and following nature trails to swimming, sailing and kayaking.
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been looking forward to this trip for almost a year and it did not disappoint! We were there in October so we had cool temps and fall colors. It was rainy a bit but I felt it only added to the almost mystical...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I live on MDI in the summer and love it. So much hiking and biking! Our family has been coming up here for over 20 years. We used to camp in Blackwoods but now our enough to have a home on the quiet side.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Most people think of Bar Harbor, Cadillac Mountain, etc when they visit the area but it is absolutely worth your while to get out and explore the ENTIRE island and see all the beauty, all the awesome and all the magic that is Mount Desert...More

Thank Rodger E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Peaceful and beautiful. Not fun. Just a place to enjoy the views, the colors, and breathe the pure air.

Thank Leilaroldan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From hikes with expansive view of the Maine Coast and islands, to the Carriage Roads of Acadia National Park, to the shops and high quality restaurants of Bar Harbor, and the natural beauty of Somes Sound, Sargent Drive along the fjord, and Cadillac Mountain and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The island is worth a wander and spend time to get out and enjoy the scenery. There are so many places to see it is hard to go wrong.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Start to finish, an amazing trip. Weather was perfect. The hiking is fantastic and for all levels of fitness. Short and long. Views are spectacular. Rent bikes or e bikes. Catch sunrise at Cadillac mountain (be the first in US to see the sun come...More

Thank MimiR2055
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely see this island during the fall as there are less people. It is beautiful and at some points there are breathtaking views!

Thank ArizonaTraveler13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

MDI encompasses much of Acadia National Park and has unlimited scenic views, scenic routes and things to do. We had beautiful weather the first week of Sept. We drove nearly every road throughout the island and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We took our time, stopped in...More

Thank tmf7150
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go to MDI every October (for 25 years now) !! It never disappoints - so much to do and so many beautiful things to see. It's a little quieter that time of year and the colors are magnificent.

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susan f
June 30, 2018|
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Response from sparrish5 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on amount you want to be outdoors/amount you want to spend. Personally: Drive the Park Loop Road ... take a day (stop for views/short walks/see Sand Beach). Drive up Cadillac Mountain. Day 2: rent bikes and enjoy... More
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LaurieB01
June 18, 2018|
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Response from Karen R | Reviewed this property |
Drive the park loop road. Rent bikes if you aren't bringing your own and bike the carriage roads, or take a horse drawn carriage ride on them. Visit Northeast an Southwest Harbors. Eat lunch at eat a pita in SW Harbor... More
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genehayes
June 12, 2018|
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Response from NickyD0500 | Reviewed this property |
Post this in the Bar Harbor Travel Forum. There's a gal there who will give you a DETAILED itinerary.
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